Another take on the future of robots in personal care

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The TimesOnline picks up on remarks by Colin Angle, co-founder of the iRobot company. This comment is striking at the end: “For example, if an older relative does not answer a nightly telephone call, a live-in robot can be sent to look for them, using mapping technology, heat sensors, and a live video feed.” So what’s happened to the principle that the simplest solution is probably the best? Article: The robot on track to be grandmother’s little helper (complete with rather inappropriate picture!)